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SouthwestFest ONLINE


Hi All, 

There are only 6 days left until the start of our first ever Digital Festival! 

We've had more events added in the last week, with a virtual tour of the National Gallery, a live streamed opera and first aid training for families.


So with now over 60 online events and activities there's even more for everyone!


See Full Programme Here!


Remember to secure your place in advance for our featured events!

We have co-produced and commissioned 11 special events as part of the Digital Festival Programme, ticket links to register for you free place are below:


25 June - 12 July
For families and children

Make your own Happiness Bunting with Pimlico Picassos in time for the Festival! First video already released here.

No registration necessary!


Monday 6th July, 11am
For adults and families

With world renowned origami artist Coco Sato learn how to make an Origami Star which you can hang up in your window at home ready to celebrate Tanabata (known as the ‘Star Festival’) on the 7th of July.

Registration link here


Tuesday 7th July, 11.30am
For families with children

Join Brian Richmond for a fun dynamic and energising total body exercise session designed for the entire family.

Registration link here


Tuesday 7th July, 1-2pm and 4-5pm
For children and young people 

Join story-teller Arkem to create a story of your own, make collaborative stories, and contribute to the story that grows across the week.

Registration link here


Wednesday 8th July, 6-8pm
For adults only

Join Sketch Appeal for an informal social sketching session that will give you chance to chat, laugh and get creative with others at this fun portrait-sketching session for grown-ups.

Registration link here


Thursday 9th July, 11.30am-12.20pm
For adults only

Join Brian Richmond for this fun energising mobility and movement class that an be done sitting or standing.

Registration link here


9th - 12th July
For all

Discover local art and its artists by taking a virtual or physical walk round SW1! 
On the 9th we will release our online gallery & downloadable map to discover art in front windows and artists in their gardens. More info to come...


Friday 10th July, 5-6.30pm
For young people,13-16 yrs

Learn how to create, refine and perform stand-up comedy with award-winning comedian Ben Target.

Registration link here


Friday 10th July, 6.40-6.55pm
Comedy appropriate for 13-16 yrs, open to all

Online stand-up comedy performance by award-wining Australian comedian Alice Fraser which is open for all!

Registration link here



Saturday 11th July, 11am
For all

Learn how to cook Mexican Chicken Fajitas with sides, drink and desert - prize for best looking dish sent in!

Event info here


Sunday 12th July, 5pm
For all

Working with SW1 locals we've created a remotely recorded performance - join us for this exploration and celebration of happiness!

Event info here

Take a look, put the dates in your diaries and get booking your spaces!

#SWFDigiFest #SWFestHappiness





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When is it on
25th June - 12th July 2020
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Digital Festival
Last Updated 01/07/2020

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